Injured on the Black Panther set
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Actress Letitia Wright was treated for minor injuries after performing a stunt on the set of the sequel to Black Panther.
The actress, who plays tech boffin Shuri in the Marvel film, was injured, according to Deadline sources, when on Tuesday and Wednesday (April 24-25).
“Letitia Wright sustained minor injuries while filming a stunt for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She is currently being treated at a local hospital and is expected to be released soon, ”a Marvel spokesman said on Wednesday.
The on-set source announced that the incident was minor and will not affect the film’s shooting schedule.
The sequel is scheduled to appear on July 8, 2022.
Most of the cast from the original film, including Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong’o, Florence Kasumba, and Angela Bassett, are returning for the sequel, as is director Ryan Coogler.
Chadwick Boseman, who played the title character in the 2018 blockbuster, lost his battle with cancer a year ago.